Tuesday , 18 June 2024


Soil from Ancient Olympia for the 2024 Olympic Games!

On the morning of Thursday, September 15, 2022, a team of «Terre de Jeux 2024», of the action of "Paris-2024" that has undertaken the dissemination of sports throughout France, visited Ancient Olympia, where in a special ceremony at the ancient Gymnasium, he received 2,024 grams of soil from the archaeological site to transport it to Paris.

As it became known, this year "Paris-2024" will award twenty very dedicated local bodies of France for their contribution to the dissemination of sports. This award will incorporate a few grams of the sacred soil of Ancient Olympia, as a powerful symbol of universality.

Source - Municipality of Ancient Olympia

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